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AmericanConnection adds 7th Flight in Peoria

-Passengers Can Expect More Connections To The West-

Saint Louis, MO - Effective this Sunday, December 16, 2001 Trans States Airlines / AmericanConnection will add a new roundtrip flight between Peoria and St. Louis. The flight will depart from Peoria at 6:37 p.m. and arrive into St. Louis at 7:34 p.m. With the additional roundtrip, the carrier will increase seats 9%. Passengers can expect more connections when traveling to some of Peoria's top west coast destinations such as Phoenix, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, and San Diego.

The carrier will fly a total of 7 roundtrip flights a day between Peoria and St. Louis. From Peoria, flights will depart at 6:00 a.m., 8:26 a.m., 9:52 a.m., 11:20 a.m., 2:09 p.m., 4:59 p.m., and 6:37 p.m. From St. Louis, flights will depart at 8:35 a.m., 9:59 a.m., 12:51 p.m., 3:39 p.m., 5:14 p.m., 6:41 p.m., and 8:28 p.m. Passengers in Peoria should check in at the AmericanConnection ticket counter.

According to William R.Mishk, Vice President, Marketing / Planning, "We are pleased to add this new departure to meet the needs of the Peoria community. Passengers in Peoria have been very supportive of our service and the convenient schedule we provide to top business destinations."

Interim Director of Airports, Mary DeVries stated, "The demand for more reliable, convenient, hassle free service is what Peoria travelers have asked for, and its now up to the community to support these added services."

Trans States Airlines, a large regional airline serving the Midwest and Eastern U.S. employs over 1,200 aviation professionals with service to 39 cities and more than 230 daily flights. Trans States is also the recipient of the Federal Aviation Administration's Certificate of Excellence Diamond Award three years in a row.